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Recent CLEP Precalculus Tutoring Session Notes
Today we covered properties of functions e.g. addition, subtraction composition etc. We covered end behaviors of polynomial and power functions and combined the tools we have been using up to this point to start making rough sketches of n-th degree polynomials. The student continues to display strong prerequisite knowledge of the material.
Today we covered a wide variety of topics, including using the graphing calculator to find intersections and solve systems of equations, solving systems of equations by hand using both substitution and elimination methods, solving quadratic equations (both by factoring and using the quadratic formula), simplifying and manipulating radicals, logarithm basics, and trigonometry basics, including inverse trig functions. She will have a pre-calculus textbook to work from before our next session, so she will have access to a large collection of practice problems in between sections and she will be able to solidify what we go over. She catches onto concepts fairly quickly during our sessions, but what she needs most of all is practice.
We covered complex numbers. Specifically, we were focused on the algebraic properties and how to solve complex numbers. This was a good time for the student to practice, for it has been two or three weeks since she has dealt with a lot of factoring. She was handling the concept of complex numbers and did not seem too intimidated by them, we will practice more on her factoring (possibly just a little rust). More or less, this was a very uneventful session that just required her to do a lot of pencil work with the occasional nudge in the right direction.
The student has started the working on the homework from the first couple of sections in the calculus chapter. She used the intermediate value theorems, the constant, sum, quotient rules of limits; she found the limits and the discontinuities of various types of functions.
The student and I reviewed and practiced problems concerning parameterization of functions. We looked at a few different packets from class, but concentrated on the projectile motion equations. We derived the equations and worked through how to use them in multistep problems.
The student tested on past English II state assessment tests again, as we stayed with the reading parts only. We continued our strategy of him answering only 8-10 questions at a time so his brain could rest, and he again did well. He was getting between 75-82% correct all during the session, and I still feel confident this strategy, if used properly by the student, will give him a good chance of passing this test.